## Summary Measures and Graphs

__Description of Proposed Provision__:

B1.8: Progressive price indexing (50th percentile) of PIA factors for individuals newly eligible for OASI benefits in 2025 through 2064: Create a new bend point at the 50th percentile of the AIME distribution of newly retired workers. Maintain current-law benefits for earners at the 50th percentile and below. Reduce the 32 and 15 percent factors above the 50th percentile such that the initial benefit for a worker with AIME equal to the taxable maximum grows by inflation rather than the growth in the SSA average wage index. Disabled workers are: (a) not affected prior to normal retirement age; and (b) subject to a proportional reduction in benefits, based on the worker's years of disability, upon conversion to retired-worker beneficiary status.

__Description of Proposed Provision__:

B1.8: Progressive price indexing (50th percentile) of PIA factors for individuals newly eligible for OASI benefits in 2025 through 2064: Create a new bend point at the 50th percentile of the AIME distribution of newly retired workers. Maintain current-law benefits for earners at the 50th percentile and below. Reduce the 32 and 15 percent factors above the 50th percentile such that the initial benefit for a worker with AIME equal to the taxable maximum grows by inflation rather than the growth in the SSA average wage index. Disabled workers are: (a) not affected prior to normal retirement age; and (b) subject to a proportional reduction in benefits, based on the worker's years of disability, upon conversion to retired-worker beneficiary status.

*Estimates based on the intermediate assumptions of the 2020 Trustees Report*

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Current law [percent of payroll] |
Change from current law [percent of payroll] |
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Long-range actuarial balance |
Annual balance in 75th year |
Long-range actuarial balance |
Annual balance in 75th year |
Long-range actuarial balance |
Annual balance in 75th year |
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-3.21 | -4.51 | 1.01 | 2.30 | 31% | 51% |